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Over 1.5 million student rooms across the US, UK, Ireland, & Australia
The world's largest student housing provider
Trusted by students in 177+ countries
24x7 personalised support, Lowest price guaranteed, No booking fee, Free cancellation
Safe stays and flexible bookings + cancellations with Unilodgers Pandemic Shield. Read more
Student-certified: on Trustpilot

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About Student Accommodation in Manchester

Book student accommodation in Manchester with the world’s largest student housing provider. You can choose from over 25000+ student rooms options which include ensuites, studios, shared rooms, student halls and student flats. No booking fee. Best deal guaranteed! Explore student housing options that meets your budget from accommodations ranging from - £116 per Week and get offers up to £1188.

Types of student rooms available in Manchester:

  • Shared rooms: Students share a bathroom, kitchen, and common space

  • Private rooms: Offer a personal study space and shared common kitchen and living room

  • Studio flats: Offer complete privacy with a sleeping area, study space, bathroom, and kitchen

  • Entire apartment: Offers a bedroom, study space, ensuite bathroom, and wardrobe 

Housing some of the best universities in the UK like Manchester Metropolitan UniversityThe University of Manchester and The University of Law Manchester the city is a dream for students looking to pursue courses abroad. “The capital of the North” has something to offer for everyone - the famous Heaton Park, Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester Museum Whitworth Art Gallery & People's History Museum.

Living in Manchester as a Student

  • Rent of student accommodation: £116 with offers up to £1188 with Unilodgers. A single person estimated monthly costs are 723.14£ without rent. Check Numbeo for current detailed expenses.

  • Weekly groceries: £25

  • Public Transport: you can get a monthly student pass for £45 approx for unlimited travel on local buses

  • Gym: Starts from £10 a month or £3.5 per visit at the University of Manchester gym.

Student Life in Manchester

  • Culture and Heritage: Weekend plans? Head to the Arena, Comedy Store, or the Frog & Bucket for one of their standup comedy nights. You can also check out one of the many festivals hosted by the city such as Eurocultured, Future Everything, and Grillstock.

  • Parks: If you prefer the outdoors, venture out into the city's lush green parks or take a stroll down Oxford Street. 

  • Shopping: You will literally shop till you drop at the Manchester Arndale because it’s the UK’s largest indoor shopping mall within the city centre. You can also check out Printworks, Trafford Centre, and Exchange Square, some other popular shopping areas of the city. 

  • Restaurants, Cafes and Bars: The student nightlife is considered some of the best in all the UK, thanks to endless choices of bars, restaurants, and nightclubs at affordable prices. The Northern Quarter, Oxford Road/Wilmslow Road, Deansgate Locks, and Piccadilly/Princess Street come alive at night and are among the most popular areas for uni students. The Warehouse Project, Zoo, Tiger Tiger, Live Room, Gorilla, Thirsty Scholar, and The Salutation are nightclubs and bars that are perfect destinations to socialize with friends or dance till dawn!

Student Travel in Manchester

The best way to get around Manchester is by local trains, buses and cycles.

  • Train: Manchester Central and Manchester Exchange are the main rail lines making travelling easy for everyone. 
  • Bus: Cheap and covers the entire city, local buses in Manchester are one of the most popular modes of local transport.
  • Cycle: Being a metropolitan, the city has made renting cycles convenient and is the easiest way for university students to get by without getting stuck in traffic.

You can always get in contact with one of our student advisors. They can help you choose a student accommodation of your liking.

Frequently Asked Questions

What’s the average rent for student accommodation in Manchester?

On average, student accommodation in Manchester rent for about £150 a week. With Unilodgers, you can find options starting at just £94 a week. 

How can I find affordable student accommodation in Manchester?

To find rooms for rent in Manchester that have everything you want and fit your budget, you can use Unilodgers’ search filters. You can choose the type of apartment, the location, as well as the maximum rent. 

Where do students live in Manchester?

Manchester has many elegant, contemporary neighbourhoods that are close to its many college campuses, as well as fun to live in. Students especially like Hyde Grove, Fallowfield, Bradford, Clayton where you can find a variety of apartments for rent in Manchester that provide comfortable and affordable student housing options.

What are the different types of student accommodations available in Manchester?

Manchester offers a wide range of options. You can choose shared or private rooms where you will share common spaces such as kitchens, bathrooms, and living rooms. Alternatively, if you prefer more privacy, you can opt for a studio flat. You can also find many flats to rent in Manchester  that you can share with friends. 

Does Unilodgers have short-term stays in Manchester?

Yes, some of the student homes on Unilodgers do offer short-term student accommodation in Manchester. You can filter these accommodations using the Tenancy Duration filter and find what you’re looking for.

Does Unilodgers have any offers on accommodation in Manchester?

Yes, we have a lot of great value deals and bonus add-ons available with our uni accommodation in Manchester. For details, you can visit the property page and look at the offers listed. 

What’s the best mode of transportation in Manchester?

Getting around the city and surrounding areas is easy once you find your best student accommodation in Manchester thanks to the fleet of buses, trams and trains available. The compact nature of the city centre also makes walking a popular choice. 

What anti-COVID measures are in place at student accommodations in Manchester?

Many of our student housing in Manchester properties are covered under Unilodgers’ Pandemic Shield, which protects you from any COVID-related uncertainties. The features of Pandemic Shield include deep cleaning, social distancing markers, temperature checks, staff PPE kits, and more. For accurate details on what Pandemic Shield facilities are offered at a particular property, you can refer to the property page. Alternatively, you can use the Pandemic Shield filter options or shortlist properties that offer the facilities you are looking for. 

Do these accommodations provide WiFi to all residents?

Many of our student apartments in Manchester UK offer WiFi at no extra cost, or include it in the rent. For details, you can check the property pages.

Are these accommodations secure?

Our student residence Manchester properties ensure your security with features like CCTV and secure door entry. Many of them also have on-site staff to keep you safe. You can find specific details about security features on individual property pages.

What all is included in the rent?

Many Manchester accommodations include utilities such as electricity, water, and gas in the rent, while some also offer WiFi and insurance at no extra cost. However, for specific rent inclusions, please refer to the property pages.